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Hottest and Coldest States in the Summer

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11. Arizona
> Average temperature in the summer: 77.3° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Phoenix with avg. summer temp. of 93.1° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 122.0° F in Phoenix

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12. Kansas
> Average temperature in the summer: 76.5° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Wichita with avg. summer temp. of 78.2° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 116.0° F in Concordia

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13. Tennessee
> Average temperature in the summer: 75.6° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Memphis with avg. summer temp. of 81.4° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 109.0° F in Nashville

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14. Missouri
> Average temperature in the summer: 75.5° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Kansas City with avg. summer temp. of 78.7° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 115.0° F in St. Louis

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15. North Carolina
> Average temperature in the summer: 75.4° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Wilmington with avg. summer temp. of 79.5° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 105.0° F in Raleigh

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